Regine Velasquez is a Filipina singer, actress, and record producer. She came to prominence after winning the 1984 Ang Bagong Kampeon and the 1989 Asia-Pacific Song Contest. Her succeeding studio albums Nineteen 90 (1990) and Tagala Talaga (1991) were both certified double platinum. Her 5th studio album and first regional record Listen Without Prejudice (1994), became her best-selling record in the region to date and produced “In Love With You”, which became her most successful single of the 1990s. She made her screen debut with a brief appearance in the 1988 comedy film The Untouchable Family. Born Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez on April 22, 1970 in Manila, Philippines, to Teresita and Gerry Velasquez, She is the oldest of five children. Her siblings are Cacai, Diane, Deca, and Jojo. She attended pre-school and elementary school at the Central School of Hinundayan. She started singing very early and first joined an amateur singing contest at age 6, performing “Buhat Nang Kita’y Makilala.” She has been married to singer Ogie Alcasid, with whom she has a son, Nathaniel James.
Regine Velasquez Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 22 April 1970
Birth Place: Manila, Philippines
Residence: Quezon City, Philippines
Birth Name: Regina Encarnacion Ansong Velasquez
Nicknames: Regz, Chona, Asia’s songbird
Also known as: Regine Velasquez-Alcasid
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Singer, Actress, Record producer
Race/Ethnicity: Asian (Waray)
Religion: Born again Christian
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Regine Velasquez Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 132 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 60 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 5″
Height in Meters: 1.65 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Body Measurements: 36-27-37 in (91-69-94 cm)
Bust Size: 36 inches (91 cm)
Waist Size: 27 inches (69 cm)
Hips Size: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 36B
Feet/Shoe Size: 7.5 (US)
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Regine Velasquez Family Details:
Father: Gerardo D. Velasquez (Worked as a construction estimator)
Mother: Teresita Remion Ansong (Housewife)
Spouse/Husband: Ogie Alcasid (m. 2010)
Children: Nathaniel James (Son) (b. November 2011)
Siblings: Cacai Velasquez (Younger Sister), Diane Velasquez (Younger Sister), Deca Velasquez (Younger Sister), Jojo Velasquez (Younger Brother).
Others: Raul Mitra (Brother-in-law)
Regine Velasquez Education:
Central School of Hinundayan
St. Laurence School, Bulacan, Philippines
Regine Velasquez Facts:
*She was born in Manila, Philippines on April 22, 1970.
*By age 4 she became interested in music.
*Her younger sister, Cacai, is also a professional singer.
*She recorded her first song “Love Me Again” in 1986, as Chona Velasquez, it was commercially unsuccessful.
*She ranked #1 in Female Network’s 2011 countdown of the “Top 25 Best Filipina Singers”.
*She was named in Top 10 Asia magazine’s list of “Ten Most Admired Female Singers in Asia”.
*She has been awarded an Asian Television Award, 2 MTV Asia Awards, 18 Box Office Entertainment Awards, 19 Awit Awards, and 13 Aliw Awards.
*Visit her official website: www.reginevelasquez.net
*Follow her on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.